ISAF requires that the AIS be connected to a masthead antenna.

So you would still need a splitter.

Joel

On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, G Collins via CnC-List <
cnc-list@cnc-list.com> wrote:

> The Panbo review
> <http://www.panbo.com/archives/2016/10/standard_horizon_gx6500_a_loaded_vhf_radio_also_integrated_with_class_b_ais.html>
> talks about that, Ben's conclusion seems to be that the difficulty in
> getting thru certifying a combo VHF and AIS transponder is daunting enough,
> adding a VHF splitter to that would make the challenge too much.
>
> But you can still add a splitter on your own...
>
> Graham Collins
> Secret Plans
> C&C 35-III #11
>
> On 2016-10-12 10:59 AM, Della Barba, Joe via CnC-List wrote:
>
> L
>
> That is 99% of the reason I wanted the combined unit. I wanted to use the
> masthead antenna for both.
>
> Dang!
>
> Joe
>
> Coquina
>
>
>
> *From:* CnC-List [mailto:cnc-list-boun...@cnc-list.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','cnc-list-boun...@cnc-list.com');>] *On
> Behalf Of *Frederick G Street via CnC-List
> *Sent:* Wednesday, October 12, 2016 09:49
> *To:* cnc-list@cnc-list.com
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> *Cc:* Frederick G Street <f...@postaudio.net>
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','f...@postaudio.net');>
> *Subject:* Re: Stus-List AIS VHF
>
>
>
> Hi, Mike — no, I highly doubt there will be any kind of upgrade path to
> allow the GX2200 to transmit.  That takes a bunch more electronics, and
> also a lot of FCC certification.  If you look at the new VHF/AIS
> transceiver, it’s *actually got TWO antenna connections* on the back; one
> for VHF and one for AIS.  That would be tough to add to the GX2200…   :^)
>
>
>
> — Fred
>
>
> Fred Street -- Minneapolis
> S/V *Oceanis* (1979 C&C Landfall 38) -- Bayfield, WI
>
>
>
> On Oct 12, 2016, at 8:26 AM, Hoyt, Mike via CnC-List <
> cnc-list@cnc-list.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','cnc-list@cnc-list.com');>> wrote:
>
>
>
> Thanks Fred
>
>
>
> We currently have the GX2200 which has AIS receive only.  Is there any
> indication that this can be modified to transmit AIS information as well?
>
>
>
> We would very much like the ships to know where we are
>
>
>
> Mike
>
> Persistence
>
> Halifax, NS
>
>
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